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Our programmes

Kids' coaching programmes

Coaching

Our Coaching programmes are at the heart of what we offer at the Derby County Community Trust. These are the grassroots and talent identification programmes which provide physical activity and coaching to youngsters across Derbyshire.

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Potential

Schools

Our wide-ranging Schools projects support a number of areas including events, coaching, curriculum teaching, teacher support, physical and mental health and engaging families.

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Learning

Education and Employability

Our Education and Employability department provide opportunities for learners of all ages at all levels, from post-16 studies through to degree programmes and employability projects.

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Supportive

NCS

At Derby County Community Trust we welcome teenagers to take part in an unforgettable experience where they learn to be more independent, confident and innovative.

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experience

Mental Health

We run a number of mental health projects to support the wellbeing of anybody who may need our help. Our projects range from drop-in sessions for those feeling worries or anxious through to providing sessions for those with diagnosed mental health problems.

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Supportive

Health

Derby County Community Trust’s Health projects are wide-ranging and all aim to tackle a particular health inequality. Different projects focus on various physical and mental health issues and work with individuals from 0 to 100!

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Meaningful

Disability

Our long-running Disability projects support individuals with physical disabilities and/or additional needs through pan-disability or impairment specific football sessions.

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INCLUSIVE

Community Engagement

Taking delivery to young people on their doorsteps to remove barriers of travel and cost, we want to create a level playing field for children and young people through our Community Engagement sessions.

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Opportunities

Stay Safe. Stay Fit. Stay Connected.

Since the beginning of the Coronavirus pandemic, both Derby County Football Club and Derby County Community Trust have been wholeheartedly committed to supporting our local community. ‘Stay Safe. Stay Fit. Stay Connected.’ has responded to public need as the pandemic has changed restrictions and affected livelihoods. It will continue to address local issues and support local initiatives to raise spirits, provide relief and most importantly ensure that anyone who needs help is able to find it.

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Together

Upcoming events

Ability Counts player

Ability Counts Belper (13-18 Years)

Saturday 25th September
8:00am - 9:00am
Belper Leisure Centre

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Child playing football

Ability Counts Belper (6-12 Years)

Saturday 25th September
8:00am - 9:00am
Belper Leisure Centre

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CP Training

Derby County CP Training

Saturday 25th September
9:00am - 11:00am
Belper Leisure Centre

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Participant enjoy a PL Kicks session

Shaftesbury Park - PL Kicks

Saturday 25th September
10:30am - 12:00pm
Shaftesbury Park (Football Courts)

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Participant enjoy a PL Kicks session

Havelock Road - PL Kicks

Saturday 25th September
10:30am - 12:00pm
Havelock Road (MUGA)

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Walking footballers

Walking Football - Monday Social

Monday 27th September
9:00am - 10:00am
Powerleague Soccerdome

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A participant enjoys the Active Recovery session

Fit Therapy - Active Recovery (Monday 27th September)

Monday 27th September
13:00pm - 14:00pm
Derby Arena

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The Dug Out

The Dug Out Allotment (Monday)

Monday 27th September
13:00pm - 15:00pm
The Dug Out - Little Chester Allotments

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Football

Derby Shooters - Pan Disability

Monday 27th September
15:00pm - 16:00pm
Powerleague Soccerdome

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Child playing tennis

Youth Sports with Blend Youth Project

Monday 27th September
15:00pm - 16:00pm
Lockton Avenue Games Area

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improving lives and communities

Derby County Community Trust is the charitable arm of Derby County Football Club. We aim to provide opportunities and experiences with the overall aim to improve lives and communities.

We have been in operation since the mid-90s and became an official charity in 2008. We currently run over 40 projects, working with individuals from 0 to 100 years old in over 200 weekly sessions.

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Use the power of Derby County Football Club to improve lives and communities through sport, physical activity, health and education.

Vic's story

He's a long-standing member of our Walking Football team who recently gained his first England cap and has been part of our league and cup winning side for some seasons.

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Allen's story

Allen joined our Team Talk project with some trepidation after finding out about it on social media. He was struggling with his mental wellbeing, but hadn't spoken to anyone about it.

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